WATER LETTUCE IS A REAL PISTIA

Oh water lettuce. You innocent unassuming looking little plant.      Walk into any water garden supplier and ask for an easy to keep, good for beginners aquatic plant. You will likely have water lettuce suggested to you. Water lettuce is available at just about every aquatic plant vendor out there, and you can even get… Read more »

WINTER WATER GARDEN WORKSHOP AND BOOTCAMP 2013 REVIEW

It was a full house with SRO at the Turf Equipment and Supply 2013 Winter Water Gardening Workshop. Chesapeake Bay area pond pros and Certified Aquascape Contractors filled the house on March 7 at the Turf Equipment headquarter in Jessup, MD. The Turf Equipment team along with “The Pond Guy” Greg Wittstock and other guest… Read more »

PONDEMINIUM 2013 REVIEW

The month of February in the Northeast US is certainly the most “wintery” of any month in those parts. Water gardens and koi ponds, waterfalls and splashing fountains are still a distant thought for those with a water garden lifestyle. Yet, it is a perfect time for pond and water garden professionals to start gearing… Read more »

CABOMONIUM 2013 REVIEW

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Adventures in pond building gets taken to a whole new level when Aquascape Inc. is part of those adventures. Cabomonium 2013 was quite the adventure and took place from January 13 – 17, 2013 in beautiful Los Cabos, Mexico.  Cabomonium is an annual event, hosted by Aquascape Inc., which attracts many of the top talents… Read more »

THEMED POND DESIGNS. A GREAT FORM OF SELF EXPRESSION.

Theme ponds. Theme ponds? Yes, theme ponds! How about a pond design based on a theme? The overriding theme for about 99% of the pond I build for people are “natural”; when the time comes to discuss design concepts pretty much everyone always says I want it to look really “natural”. But how about thinking… Read more »

THE 2013 POND. WHAT ARE YOUR POND RESOLUTIONS?

HAPPY NEW YEAR!! Its 2013, the New Year is actually upon us and already rolling along! As we all “de-holidify” and return to our normal routines; many of us think it’s a good time to make changes and resolutions. I like the chance for a resolution because it seems that there is always something in… Read more »

HOW TO WINTERIZE POND PLANTS WITHOUT DROWNING THEM

How to winterize aquatic plants is a very commonly sought after piece of information for water garden pond keepers. Everyone knows the internet is invaluable for fast how-to information and advice; however there is as much bad advice out there as there is good advice. The best advice will come from those who are professionals… Read more »

POND AND WATER GARDEN REPAIR AND RENOVATION QUOTES – HURRICANE SANDRA

Many New Jerseyans were effected by the ravages of Hurricane Sandra. Damages done to home and property were extreme. Many landscape features such as ponds, water gardens, waterfalls and fountains have been severely damaged or destroyed. If you need pond repair, renovation, restoration, or replacement quotes and estimates due to Hurricane Sandra; Full Service Aquatics… Read more »

THE TANCHO KOHAKU, AN INTERESTING KOI VARIETY

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Throughout history certain colors and color combinations have become a part of the fabric of humanity. The most basic colors of humanity would be red, white, and black; these are the colors that are most accessible to us since they come right from nature. Even the earliest cave paintings were made using the combinations of… Read more »

THE MIGHTY POND WINTERIZATION SERVICE FOR KOI PONDS AND WATER GARDENS

The fall pond service, or pond winterization service, for most backyard ponds is an important component in keeping a healthy and balanced pond all year round. The pond winterization service should not be overlooked or discounted by pondowners. The pond winterization service is a vital preparation for your pond as it is heading into some… Read more »